State of the Heart Care awarded home care accreditation from the joint commission

GREENVILLE — State of the Heart Care announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditatio...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Opioid prescribing in Ohio down nearly 30 percent in 2017

COLUMBUS — Opioids prescribed to Ohio patients declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2017, according to a newly released report from the St...

March 9th, 2018 |  


USDA launches web page highlighting resources to help rural communities address the Opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett recently unveiled a new web page featuring resources to help rural co...

March 9th, 2018 |  



Records: Drug distributors push back on proposed Ohio rules

COLUMBUS (AP) — Companies that distribute drugs are pushing back on stricter regulation in Ohio, protesting what they call a patchwork approach ...

March 6th, 2018 |  


Premier Health, Encompass Health team up for 60-bed rehabilitation hospital

DAYTON — Premier Health and Encompass Health, formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation, have announced plans to build a 60-bed freestanding reh...

March 5th, 2018 |  


‘Retreat for Self’ offers mental, spiritual healing

‘Retreat for Self’ offers mental, spiritual healing

GREENVILLE — The Natural Path will be holding a full-day retreat Saturday, March 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Called “A Retreat for Self...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Ban on abortions due to Down syndrome challenged in lawsuit

COLUMBUS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Local woman survives battle with breast cancer

Local woman survives battle with breast cancer

GREENVILLE — Lisa Durnye was officially diagnosed with breast cancer on January 5 of last year.“I knew something was wrong, but I wrote it...

February 14th, 2018 |  


How best to treat opioids’ youngest sufferers? No one knows

CHICAGO (AP) — Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.Sarah Sherber...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Smith gives 100th blood donation

Smith gives 100th blood donation

GREENVILLE — The life-sustaining cycle of giving and receiving blood is well known in the North Star’s Kremer family. A legacy of hemophil...

February 7th, 2018 |